Building fire reported in Ashburn

WASHINGTON – A data center under construction is on fire in Ashburn.

According to the Loudoun County Fire Department, the three-alarm fire was reported on Smith Switch Road.

The fire began on the building’s roof where five people were working. The workers escaped without injury, a fire department spokeswoman says.

The fire is under control, the department says.

Thick black smoke has been reported north of Dulles International Airport.

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